1st Edition

The Political Element in the Development of Economic Theory

ISBN 9780887388279
Published January 30, 1990 by Routledge
298 Pages

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Book Description

Myrdal described this book as a discussion of three key notions in economic theory: the ideas of value, freedom, and collective house-keeping. It is through these concepts, he charged, that political ideology has been intro-duced into economic theory. This volume continues to be relevant in its emphasis on the problem of objectivity in the social sciences.